The Las Vegas Aces and Chicago Sky went back and forth throughout today’s highly entertaining single-elimination playoff game, and as the final seconds were ticking away, it looked like the Sky were on their way to escaping with a 92-90 win. That is not what happened.
With 13.3 seconds left, all the Sky had to do was dribble around for a few seconds and wait to accept the intentional foul, but then Courtney Vandersloot made a risky pass that was picked off by Dearica Hamby near the sideline. Hamby, who had plenty of time to shoot, then went ahead and did this:
Sometimes the moment just calls for a crazy game-winning heave, no matter how much time is left on the clock.